Best Tampa Bay Weekend Events: Rays vs. Tigers, Cheap Gas & 5 Concerts

Things To Do in Tampa Bay This Weekend by: Barbara Ann Kelley

We’ve got the scoop on the events that are guaranteed to help you blow flood water stress. Here’s the scoop on what’s shaking in Tampa Bay the weekend of June 29 – July 1.
Rays vs. Tigers Friday – Sunday
Tropicana Field
1 Tropicana Dr  / St. Petersburg / 33705
Game 2 – Friday, Jun 29 @ 7:10pm / Giveaway: Zim Bear first 10,000 fans
Game 3 – Saturday, June 30 @ 7:15 / Wind & Fire Postgame Concert: Turn Back the Clock Night
Game 4 – Sunday, July 1 @ 1:40pm  / Giveaway: James Shields Bobblehead first 10,000 kids 14 & under

Did you know that Tropicana Field has a Cigar Bar? For info on that and other upscale Cigar Bars around Tampa Bay click HERE.


Boston in Concert
Jun 29, 2012 8:00 pm (Friday)
Ruth Eckerd Hall 1111 McMullen Booth Road Clearwater / 33759 / Website:


31 Cents Per Gallon Gas
Friday 10am – 12pm
Marathon Petroleum Company/ Radiant Food Store
4301 W. Hillsborough Ave. / Tampa / 33614
•    Cars line up at 10am
•    Pumping at noon
•    31 cents per gallon
•    1st 105 vehicles
•    Limit 10 gallons per vehicle

Listen to Tampa Bay’s radio station Q105 for more details.

Looking for the best best prices on gas around Tampa Bay? Click HERE to go to our Pump Patrol with up to date information on the stations with the lowest prices.


Main Street Blast  
Saturday – June 30 2pm – 11pm
Simms Park / New Port Richey

Arts, crafts, Music, food plus, Corn Hole Tournament, bounces houses, face painters and many other summertime festivities. Bring blankets or lawn chairs, and leave your coolers at home. Food and beverages including beer and wine will be available throughout the day. Live music throughout the day & evening Fireworks 8:45pm.

Looking for 4th of July Fireworks. Here’s our list of the Best 4th of July Fireworks shows in Tampa Bay.


St. Pete Pride Street Festival and Promenade
Saturday – Jun 30 – 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Grand Central District / 2433 Central Ave. / Saint Petersburg
Visit for more details.


Def Leppard & Poison, Lita Ford
Saturday, June 30 @ 7 pm – Tampa Bay Times Forum /  Tampa / Tickets: $33 – $123 / For tickets click HERE.

Would you like to see a list of Tampa’s Best Live Music Venues? Click HERE.


Gourmet Brunch & Minor League Baseball
Sunday noon – 2pm
Clearwater Threshers vs. Braves
Brighthouse Field
601 N. Old Coachman Road / Clearwater / 33765

By purchasing a Threshers game ticket for $12, guests will have access to the brunch from 12-2pm, with the on-field match-up beginning at 1pm.

Ringo Starr
Sunday,  July 1 – @ 7:30pm / Ruth Eckerd Hall / Clearwater / 33759
Tickets: $56 – $153 To buy tickets click HERE.

Looking for a restaurant with great food and spectacular water sunset views?  Click on this lick to go our list of  Best Places in Tampa Bay for a Sunset Dinner.

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